External Resources and Support
Below is a list of resources available through outside organizations. See Cornell-specific resources.
Academic Diversity Search, Inc. (ADS) is a nationwide employment resource specializing in connecting women and minorities with academic institutions that truly value diversity.
The American Association for University Professors assists in assuring the freedom and standards of teaching in higher education and has listings of committees devoted to underrepresented faculty issues, articles and news on diversifying campuses.
The American Association of University Women is a membership-based society promoting equal education for women and girls and professional educators.
The American Council on Education unites 1800 colleges and universities with the obective of promoting equal opportunity within the higher education system.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
DiversityWeb is a project of AAC&U’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Global Initiatives (ODEGI). Central to the office’s mission is the belief that diversity and global knowledge are essential elements of any effort to foster civic engagement among today’s college students. To support those goals, the office helps colleges and universities establish diversity as a comprehensive institutional commitment and educational priority.
The Black Doctoral Network (BDN) is a multidisciplinary clearinghouse for black and Latino scholars and professionals in the Social Sciences, STEM, and Humanities.
The CEO addresses issues of equality across all institutions receiving government funds.
Diverse seeks to be a catalyst for change, and our ultimate objective is to contribute to the building of educational, cultural, social and economic structures that will allow every individual to achieve his or her full human potential and contribute to the greater good of the community and the nation.
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Up-to-date information about scholarships available for immigrant students that don’t have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) which represents 450 colleges and universities committed to the Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin American, Spain and Portugal.
A biweekly publication devoted to constructive discussion of Hispanic and non-Hispanic issues in higher education.
The Institute for Broadening Participation created an online mentoring manual with the goal of goal of highlighting the value of mentoring and to help students, faculty, and administrators be better mentees, and become better mentors within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, especially on the mentoring process for underrepresented students.
This guide from AccreditedOnlineSchools.org details how universities are supporting low-income students and the opportunities available on- and off-campuses.
While this guide contains information valuable to all current and future college students, it focuses on data and resources specific to Hispanic students looking to further their education.
Founded in 1968 in San Antonio, Texas, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is the leading nonprofit Latino litigation, advocacy and educational outreach institution in the United States.
MinorityPostdoc.org feature articles, resources, & events about career advice, professional development, jobs, funding, fellowships, mentoring, and diversity issues.
The National Association for Equal Opportunitiy in Higher Education promotes the advancement of minority students and minority educators.
Cooperative program involving 43 doctoral institutions and other partners interested in the promotion of doctoral students pursuing faculty positions. They offer a free listserv, where job positions can be posted and sent to doctoral students in the PFF program.
Career site/online journal targeting minority graduates seeking professional positions.